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Senate Working to Grow Digital Financial Technology In Nigeria

2018-04-23T04:56:10+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Economy|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Thursday said that the Senate is working to ensure the growth of digital Financial Technology (FinTech) popularly known as digital financing in Nigeria. Saraki, according to a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Sanni Onogu, in Abuja, stated this in his address before the Africa Finance Forum, organized by [...]

Attack on Senate: Saraki Commends Colleagues, House Members for Defending Democracy

2018-04-23T05:10:04+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Security|

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has commended the leadership and all members of the Senate for standing up firmly in defence of democracy and the rule of law with their decision to defy those who machinated an attack on the Red Chambers of the National Assembly in which the mace was forcefully taken away. [...]

Rescue Of Chibok Girls, Leah Sharibu, A Must, Says Saraki

2018-04-16T14:04:54+00:00 April 15th, 2018|Security|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called for concerted efforts by governments, security agencies, religious and community leaders, to rescue the remaining 112 Chibok Girls and the Dapchi school girl, Leah Sharibu, from Boko Haram's captivity. Saraki in a statement by his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, in Abuja, said [...]

Why Local Government Autonomy Is Imperative

2018-04-16T14:14:55+00:00 April 14th, 2018|Legislature|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has reiterated his support for local government autonomy in the country. Saraki, according to a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Sanni Onogu, in Abuja, stated this during a visit by the National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), led by its National President, Comrade Ibrahim Khalil. [...]

Saraki Seeks Reform Of the International Criminal Court

2018-04-16T14:20:21+00:00 April 13th, 2018|Share-Worthy|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has called on the new President of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Justice Chile Eboe-Osuji, to among others, embark on urgent reforms in the court in order to reassure some African leaders who accuse the ICC of discrimination. Saraki who gave the charge when Justice Eboe-Osuji visited [...]

2019: Saraki Vows to Work for Increased Participation of Women in Politics

2018-04-12T07:21:17+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Legislature|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki on Wednesday pledged to work with relevant political stakeholders to ensure that a greater number of women are given the opportunity to vie and occupy elective offices during the 2019 general elections. Saraki, according to a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Sanni Onogu, in Abuja, gave [...]

Saraki Tasks MTN on Quality Service Delivery

2018-04-11T12:35:14+00:00 April 10th, 2018|Share-Worthy|

President of the Senate has called on the authorities of the MTN Group to ensure that Nigerian subscribers enjoy top quality voice and data services from their network. Saraki, according to a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Sanni Onogu, in Abuja, made the call when the Chairman of MTN Nigeria, Dr. Pascal Dozie, led [...]

Saraki Appoints Ex-Senator as Special Adviser

2018-04-11T12:39:23+00:00 April 8th, 2018|Press Releases 
& Statements|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has approved the appointment of Sen. Abubakar Danladi Abubakar as his Special Adviser on Special Duties. According to a statement by the Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, to the President of the Senate, the appointment takes immediate effect. Abubakar, according to the statement has served in the [...]

Saraki Celebrates David Mark at 70

2018-04-11T10:40:58+00:00 April 8th, 2018|Share-Worthy|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has described former President of the Senate, Senator David Alechenu Bonaventure Mark, as a patriot and a statesman. Saraki, in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, in Abuja, stated that as a two-time Senate President, a retired Brigadier General from [...]

Offa Attack: No Stone Will Be Left Unturned, Says Saraki

2018-04-07T06:51:23+00:00 April 6th, 2018|Security|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has described Thursday’s coordinated bank robberies and attack on unsuspecting citizens that led to several casualties as a despicable act committed by cruel individuals. In a post on his Facebook page, Saraki stated he and Governor Ahmed had spoken, earlier on Thursday evening, and they both agree [...]

Saraki Mourns Senator Mustapha Bukar

2018-04-11T12:51:06+00:00 April 4th, 2018|Share-Worthy|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday expressed deep sorrow over the death of the Senator representing Katsina North, Senator Mustapha Bukar, after a brief illness in Abuja. In a statement by his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, in Abuja, Saraki described the death of Senator Bukar as one too [...]

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